The Education Dividend

The New Class Divide 1

Jon Krause for The Chronicle Review

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Jon Krause for The Chronicle Review

The New Class Divide

Jon Krause for The Chronicle Review

A new class divide has opened up in American society over the past generation, and the main cleavage is along educational lines. Specifically, the key distinction is between the 30 percent of Americans who have a college degree and the 70 percent who